Johnson’s side have responded well after losing their 13-game unbeaten run to Bristol City two weeks ago, with a win over Leyton Orient and a hard-earned point at home to Crawley Town as they prepare to face Sheffield United.
Mike Jones’ first-half free-kick was the only goal of the FA Cup first round game as Leyton Orient wasted chances before captain Nathan Clarke had a second-half goal disallowed for pushing.
Mancunian Matters look at Oldham Athletic’s storied history in the FA Cup, in which they’ve played a number of thrilling matches and capturing the odd high-profile scalp.
Alive and kicking: Oldham ready to move on up League One table with run of success, says manager Johnson
Oldham Athletic manager Lee Johnson believes his side are ready to ‘kick on’ up the League Two table when they travel to face Notts County at the weekend – after going on a five game unbeaten run.
Oldham were dispatched 3-0 in the Capital One Cup by Championship Middlesbrough on Tuesday and can now turn their attention to the league as they play Leyton Orient on Saturday.
Oldham Athletic boss calls for his side to ‘slay the dragon’ as they tackle table-topping Leyton Orient
The Latics host Orient at Boundary Park on Saturday
Dickov now manages Championship side Doncaster Rovers
Future bright for Oldham Athletic: Youngsters excite boss Lee Johnson as League One campaign finishes
Latics claimed a 1-1 draw at Leyton Orient
Lee Johnson insists ‘he is critical for right reasons’ in questioning Oldham Athletic squad ahead of season’s end
Latics face Leyton Orient tomorrow
‘A cracked record’: Angry Bury boss Kevin Blackwell admits frustration at same missed chances every week
The Shakers lost to Leyton Orient
MM’s midweek wager: Under-fire Chelsea to salvage season by shocking Manchester United on Easter Monday
All the best odds ahead of FA Cup clash and football league action